Event News

  • Yorkshire History Forum: Booking Open

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    Date: Wednesday 14 November 2018 Venue: Leeds Trinity University The next Yorkshire History Forum takes a look at the importance of good curriculum design. With Ofsted focus shifting towards greater scrutiny of curriculum choices and rationale, it provides teachers and schools with an opportunity to really think about the history...

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  • The Great Debate 2019

    21st September 2018

    The Historical Association is inviting schools to take part in the 2019 Great Debate: the historical public-speaking competition for students aged 16-19.  Local heats will take place across the country during autumn 2018 with the winners competing in the Grand Final at Windsor Castle in March 2019. The final is funded...

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  • HA Conference Round-up 2018

    25th May 2018

    Alas it is gone (possibly pursued by a bear or two). If you weren’t in Stratford-upon-Avon on the weekend of 18-19 May then you missed a corker. If you were there, please let us know what you thought by filling out our short HA conference evaluation form.  Day 1: Civil liberties, Cymbeline... and a lot...

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  • Help Ofqual evaluate the new history GCSEs

    23rd May 2018

    Ofqual (The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) are inviting teachers to attend workshops this November to help evaluate the impact of the reformed GCSE qualifications, with specific sessions focusing on GCSE history. Ideally Ofqual are seeking teachers who have taught the qualification both in its previous and new versions, so they can comment on the changes...

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  • Study trip to Poland for British history teachers

    15th May 2018

    Embassy of Poland in London has opened applications for a study visit to Poland (Warsaw, Auschwitz and Cracow) for British history teachers. The visit will take place between 21st-24th August. The four-day trip is designed to give British educators an opportunity to increase knowledge of Poland’s history. The programme will cover topics...

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  • New HA CPD Webinars

    4th May 2018

    You told us in our member surveys that you wanted more webinars and we listened! We know that it's not easy for teachers to get out of school or have budgets to afford a plentiful supply of CPD. We also know how hard it is to find good subject-specific CPD...

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  • May is Local and Community History Month

    1st May 2018

    It’s time to focus on the immediate world around us – yes, it’s Local History Month 2018. Everyone lives in an area of rich local heritage, even if they don’t know it yet. May is the time to investigate, explore and discover the history of the world immediately around you....

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  • Recovering the 19th Century Penal Landscape

    24th April 2018

    Join us on for the launch of Prison History: a database of nineteenth-century prisons which contains critical information on the locations, size and archives of nearly 850 penal institutions. The penal system in nineteenth-century England was incredibly complicated, so penal historians have confined their work to studies of either convict prisons or...

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  • What's Happening in Black British History? (WHBBH) VIII: Call for Papers

    8th February 2018

    Following the success of previous events in London, Liverpool, Bristol and Preston, the eighth of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies’ Black British History Workshops will be held at the University of Huddersfield, on Thursday 10th May 2018.   The Institute of Commonwealth Studies welcomes proposals for papers and presentations on a wide variety of themes...

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  • Berlin Tour for UK History Teachers

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    The German Embassy London together with the Federal Foreign Office organises a professional development tour for British teachers of history to Berlin, Germany from  15 – 21 October 2017 (deadline for applications: 8 September 2017). The purpose of the trip is to give participants a wide-ranging impression of present-day Germany,...

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